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Guardian Heroes announced for XBLA
Posted: 05.05.2011 17:08 by Comments: 1
The original Saturn game.
One of the most beloved Sega Saturn titles will be coming to Xbox Live Arcade, as Sega has announced developer Treasure's Guardian Heroes for Xbox Live Arcade. Guardian Heroes was a side-scrolling beat'em up with light RPG elements, much like River City Ransom, and was released for the Saturn. The game has been re-mastered for Arcade with enhanced graphics, online co-op and battle modes, as well as all-new modes of play and other new features. The game will be available this Fall.

"Ever since we began to make SEGA’s classic Dreamcast and the Mega Drive titles available for modern systems, the fan response has been overwhelming – and the demand for their favorite games has been pouring in,” said Haruki Satomi, VP of Digital Business at SEGA. “Players have been clamoring for this treasured favorite from the Saturn days, and we cannot wait to show them what we have got for them.”

Some of the press release's bullet points include:

* Action-RPG Brawling: Choose one of five heroes to level up and
guide along a branching storyline with five different endings
* Friends, Foes, and Fighters: Play the game’s Story Mode alone or
with a second player, or challenge Versus Mode with up to 12
players at once
* Extended Gameplay: Time Attack Mode, Arcade Mode, Arrange Mode
and more allow players to explore every nuance of 45 different
fighters
* Fully Re-Mastered: All-new graphics and visual effects bring the
classic to life in a completely high-definition, widescreen
presentation


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Comments

By PowerJack (SI Elite) on May 06, 2011
PowerJack
Nostalgia 4ever.
Guardian Heroes & Gunstar Heroes, what allot of fun those were.